William Vinson Lowry

Male19 March 1897–27 January 1988

Brief Life History of William Vinson

When William Vinson Lowry was born on 19 March 1897, in Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Doctor Clark "Dock" Lowry, was 26 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Meador, was 20. He had at least 1 daughter with Catherine Thecla Dittman. He lived in Plainview, Hale, Texas, United States in 1920 and Samsula, Volusia, Florida, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 January 1988, in Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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William Vinson Lowry
Catherine Thecla Dittman
Catherine Elizabeth Lowry

Sources (12)

  • William V Lowry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Vinson Lowry - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth-name: William Vinson Lowry
  • William V Lowry, "BillionGraves Index"

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Children (1)

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


Age 22

Historical Boundaries: 1919: Volusia, Florida, United States

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish: from Ó Labhradha, see Lavery , and compare McClory .

Scottish and English: variant of Laury or Lawrie .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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